Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

and not all of Abraham's descendants are his true descendants. On the contrary, "It is through Isaac that descendants will be named for you."

New American Standard Bible

nor are they all children because they are Abraham's descendants, but: "THROUGH ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS WILL BE NAMED."

King James Version

Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Holman Bible

Neither are they all children because they are Abraham’s descendants. On the contrary, your offspring will be tracedthrough Isaac.

A Conservative Version

nor, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children, rather, In Isaac a seed will be called for thee.

American Standard Version

neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Amplified

And they are not all the children of Abraham because they are by blood his descendants. No, [the promise was] Your descendants will be called and counted through the line of Isaac [though Abraham had an older son].

An Understandable Version

Neither are all [Jewish] people children [of God], [simply] because they are Abraham's descendants. But [Gen. 21:12 says], "It is through Isaac that you [i.e., Abraham] will have descendants."

Anderson New Testament

Nor, because they are the posterity of Abraham, are they all children: but in Isaac shall your posterity be called.

Bible in Basic English

And they are not all children because they are the seed of Abraham; but, In Isaac will your seed be named.

Common New Testament

nor are they all children of Abraham because they are his descendants; but, "Through Isaac shall your descendants be named."

Daniel Mace New Testament

neither are they who are the race of Abraham, all children: but 'tis said, "in Isaac shall thy posterity be called."

Darby Translation

nor because they are seed of Abraham are all children: but, In Isaac shall a seed be called to thee.

Godbey New Testament

neither are the children all the seed of Abraham; but in Isaac shall thy seed be called;

Goodspeed New Testament

nor are they all children of Abraham because they are descended from him, but he was told, "The line of Isaac will be called your descendants."

John Wesley New Testament

Neither because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children, but in Isaac shall thy seed be called:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are all sons, but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Julia Smith Translation

Neither that the seed of Abraham, are all children: but, In Isaac shall the seed be called to thee.

King James 2000

Neither, because they are the descendants of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall your descendants be called.

Lexham Expanded Bible

nor [are they] all children because they are descendants of Abraham, but "In Isaac will your descendants be named."

Modern King James verseion

nor because they are the seed of Abraham are they all children. But, "In Isaac shall your Seed be called."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neither are they all children straightway because they are the seed of Abraham: But in Isaac shall thy seed be called,

Moffatt New Testament

they are not all children of Abraham because they are descended from Abraham. No, it is through Isaac that your offspring shall be reckoned ??8 meaning that instead of God's children being the children born to him by natural descent, it is the children of the Promise who are reckoned as his true offspring.

Montgomery New Testament

they are not all children of Abraham because they are Abraham's descendants. The promise was, In Isaac shall thy posterity be called.

NET Bible

nor are all the children Abraham's true descendants; rather "through Isaac will your descendants be counted."

New Heart English Bible

Neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children. But, "In Isaac will your seed be called."

Noyes New Testament

nor because they are descendants of Abraham are they all children; but, "Thy offspring shall be reckoned from Isaac."

Sawyer New Testament

neither, because they are a posterity of Abraham, are they all children; but in Isaac shall your posterity be called;

The Emphasized Bible

Neither, because they are seed of Abraham, are all children, - but, In Isaac, shall there be called unto thee a seed.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

nor, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Nor, because they are Abraham's descendants, are they all his Children; but-'It is Isaac's children who will be called thy descendants.'

Webster

Neither because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Weymouth New Testament

nor because they are Abraham's true children. But the promise was "Through Isaac shall your posterity be reckoned."

Williams New Testament

nor are they all children of Abraham, because they are his descendants, but the promise was "In the line of Isaac your descendants will I be counted."

World English Bible

Neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children. But, "In Isaac will your seed be called."

Worrell New Testament

neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children; but, "In Isaac shall your seed be called."

Worsley New Testament

Nor because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children of promise: but "in Isaac shall thy seed be called."

Youngs Literal Translation

nor because they are seed of Abraham are all children, but -- 'in Isaac shall a seed be called to thee;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

the seed
σπέρμα 
Sperma 
Usage: 37

of Abraham
G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Ἰσαάκ 
Isaak 
Usage: 15

καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

thy
σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

σπέρμα 
Sperma 
Usage: 37

Context Readings

God's Gracious Election Of Israel

6 Now it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all Israelis truly belong to Israel, 7 and not all of Abraham's descendants are his true descendants. On the contrary, "It is through Isaac that descendants will be named for you." 8 That is, it is not merely the children born through natural descent who were regarded as God's children, but it is the children born through the promise who were regarded as descendants.



Cross References

Genesis 21:12

but God told Abraham, "Don't be troubled about the youth and your slave girl. Pay attention to Sarah in everything she tells you, because your offspring are to be named through Isaac.

Hebrews 11:18

about whom it had been said, "It is through Isaac that descendants will be named for you."

Luke 3:8

Produce fruit that is consistent with repentance! Don't begin to say to yourselves, "We have father Abraham!' because I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!

Luke 16:24-25

So he shouted, "Father Abraham, have mercy on me! Send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water to cool off my tongue, because I am suffering in this fire.'

Luke 16:30

"But the rich man replied, "No, father Abraham! But if someone from the dead went to them, they would repent.'

John 8:33

They replied to him, "We are Abraham's descendants and have never been slaves to anybody. So how can you say, "You will be set free'?"

John 8:37-39

"I know that you are Abraham's descendants. Yet you are trying to kill me because you've not received what I've told you.

Galatians 4:23

Now the slave woman's son was conceived through human means, while the free woman's son was conceived through divine promise.

Philippians 3:3

For it is we who are the circumcision we who worship in the Spirit of God and find our joy in the Messiah Jesus. We have not placed any confidence in the flesh,

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